Visakhapatnam: People of various parts of North Andhra are now habituated for the meat of black chicken, which is common in tribal belts of Madhya Pradesh. Thought the meat of the black chicken costs higher than the country chickens, which are costly and three fold against the broiler chicken, people are coming forward to purchase them because the black chicken meat has many medicinal values, high proteins and nutrients.
Now, the tribals of some parts of Dumbriguda and Araku are rearing these birds, which survives only on the tribal areas. This new variety of black chicken usually survives in the tribal areas in Madhya Pradesh. The black chicken’s meat is also in black
“The meat is considered to be having medicinal values and its blood will also use to cure few diseases. Meat would fetch Rs. 900 to Rs. 1000 in few
He further said that these chickens will have similar qualities like our country chicken and easily escape from the street dogs. The other tribal area chicken –Vana Raja, Giripriya, Giriraja, and other verities will have more body weight than black chickens. Because of that quality, those chicken varieties have been becoming victims of dogs. But Black Chickens would jump easily and escape from the dogs.
The Krushi Vijnan Kedra had introduced these black chicken to Badimela village in Dumbriguda
According to farmers of black chicken, the
By seeing the black chicken at Badimela, villagers of another seven villages such as Jamiguda, Rangalipadu, Gandha, Gondipalli
Even in Plain
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